While the term has several meanings, the most frequent usage refers to two people exploring whether they are romantically or sexually compatible by participating in dates with the other.
With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.
In modern times, emphasis on the institution of marriage, generally described as a male-female bond, has obscured pair bonds formed by same-sex and transsexual couples, and that many heterosexual couples also bond for life without offspring, or that often pairs that do have offspring separate.
The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country and over time.
This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement.
Dating as an institution is a relatively recent phenomenon which has mainly emerged in the last few centuries.
Maybe the most fun one though is "Too Hard To Handle", courtesy of Otis Redding or the Black Crowes. THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE The first time ever I saw your face I thought the sun rose in your eyes And the moon and the stars were the gifts you gave To the night and the empty skies my love To the night and the empty skies I heard an old Michael Bolton tune the other day that i had not heard in a very long time and always like the way the song was put together.romantic to me.
I believe it is called 'I said i loved you ,but i lied'..cause this is more than love i feel inside..actually, there are a few Neil Young songs that are rather romantic 'Under a harvest moon' is sweet.